Friday, October 1, 2010

cutie, oh, uh... cuties?

 

I spot 
eye spots

How many eye spots do you see? It's worth a click to see him/her up close.

I swear he/she is smiling. PLENTY of tomato plants to eat, so I'm letting this tomato hornworm chow down. Go for it, fall is a comin'.

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P.S. So, I drafted this post yesterday, before I went back into the garden. At the time I'd thought WOW that guy is growing faster than I thought possible. Yeah, well... as it turns out there are TWO. Here's 2 more shots I thought were cute. Stuffing its face with green tomato (mind you we have 10,000 tomatoes right now, so I'm fine with it).

Tomato Face
 
Can't talk; eating.
 
=)

4 comments:

  1. I love you share and share-alike attitude. I always say "plant enough for use and few extra for the neighbors" so what if it is the insect neighbors? LOL

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  2. I'm always impressed at how large these green monsters get. Our last garden was plagued with them. Thankfully, I haven't seen a one yet. Very generous of you to let them finish up the last of the harvest. If we ever have them here though, I expect pandemonium among the hens will ensue :P

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  3. =) Thanks.

    An entomologist/conservation biologist friend said this species is in decline ('cause so many people want to and do kill it), and there's an endangered one in Hawaii, so now I leave mine alone. I feel bad for the poor things. And they look so delightfully content enrobed in a green forest of tomato. =)

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